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Esri Technical Certification: Why am I going to take it?

A couple weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to take one of the Esri Technical Certification Exams to improve…

Geography or Geomatics?

What is the Difference Between Geomatics and Geography?

There seems to be great confusion between these two great disciplines, especially noting that some geographers and schools claim that…

Optech Titan wins Grand Award and Award for Technology Innovation at MAPPS 2016

February 9, 2016 — Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that its Optech Titan multispectral airborne lidar has won both…

Remembering Roger Tomlinson & Early History of GIS in Canada

It’s two years now since Roger Tomlinson passed away.  Roger’s and my career path have crossed several times over the…

Where are the GIS & Geomatics Jobs in Canada for 2016

Where are the Geomatics job opportunities in Canada?  I’ve got some good news and I’ve got some bad news.  Let’s start…

2016 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2016. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

Canadian Firm exactEarth Invests in Satellite ‘Internet-of-Things’ Technology Company

Cambridge, ON – November 23, 2015 – exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of Satellite AIS data services, announced today that…

DigitalGlobe Expands Partnership with Mapbox to Provide Access to 30 cm Imagery Basemaps

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, today announced an…

Teledyne Optech a sponsor at 2015 Asian Conference on Remote Sensing

October 14, 2015 — Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce we are a sponsor at the Asian Conference on Remote…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

Finding Common Ground: CGCRT & GeoAlliance Canada

The full title of Ted Chamberlin’s 2003 book is ‘If this is your land, where are your stories ? Finding…

Global Commercial Drone Market to Reach $2.07 Billion by 2022

The global commercial drone market size is expected to reach USD 2.07 billion by 2022, according to a new report…